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tv   Eyewitness 11PM News  CBS  June 15, 2012 11:00pm-11:35pm EDT

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this is wjz-tv, wjz-hd and wjz.com, baltimore. from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now is complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> landing. a pilot dies when his plane smashes into pieces near the airport. >> just minutes before. the investigation on what may have caused the crash. >> hello, i'm denise koch. >> i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about tonight. >> an experienced pilot is killed when his plane crashes near the runway in carroll county regional airport in westminster. meghan mccorkell has a closer look at what may have gone wrong on the plane. meghan? >> reporter: the plane may have had mechanical issues moments before it went down and we are learning more about the pilot who lost his life.
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pieces of the shattered plane near the carroll county regional airport. the pilot, 64 year old henry thomas judd was having technical problems. >> apparently he was experiencing mechanical issues before. >> reporter: the skilled pilot trying to land a single engine sport plane. >> the airplane almost made it to the runway, struck the ground here and ended up where you saw it. >> reporter: still, he was one of the first on the scene. >> we saw the pilot laying in the grassy field near the runway. >> ejected from the plane. the helicopter had an issue. >> reporter: paramedics took him to another chopper but he died on the way to shock trauma. they'll be here to investigate
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this weekend. henry jenkins, known as tom, was a qualified pilot who served in the airport. he was a glider and power pilot. also trained to be an airplane and power mechanic, now the family is mourning a wonderful husband and friend. investigators are on their way to town to begin their investigation tomorrow morning. reporting live, meghan mccorkell, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right, thank you, meghan. jenkins was also heavily involved in the mid atlantic soaring administration, at one point the group's president. the mother's boy friend confessed to killing her in a home on north stricker street. at the time was told she suffered a seizure.
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thomas faces second-degree murder charges. wjz mike hellgren investigates what happened in a quiet randallstown neighborhood. >> reporter: what happened during chris's final moments alive with james laboard? it's a question at the heart it. >> christopher is gone now. we have no answers. >> reporter: he had spoken to both the police chief and the state's attorney saying i am deeply saddened by the events. the ongoing investigation will shed light on what transpired that night. all the facts will be evaluated objectively. they will also call the pastor.
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>> overall, it's like a hit in the gut and you're trying to get a grip on really what's happened. >> here's what we do know. officer laboard, ran after them. brown was killed a third of a mile from where it all started. police say he eventually found brown hiding in some bushes, pulled him out and then after an altercation, the teen died. ruled he died by asphyxiation. >> i want some answers. i just need to know, what was going through his mind where he felt like he had to take matters into his own hands? >> reporter: reporting from randallstown, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> he's on paid administrative leave during the investigation. putting a maryland man in
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prison. the jail contractor lost more than 100 pounds during his time in jail. he has trouble walking and a mass behind his shoulder blades. cuban government fired back. bringing communications equipment to cuba and being held on a military hospital instead of the regular prison. president obama makes his own changes in immigration policies. young children who came to america will no longer be deported. >> reporter: students in los angeles are calling the new administration policy a step in the right direction. >> i'm so happy inside and out, i just want to jump up and down and celebrate. >> reporter: the department of homeland security will stop deporting under age 30 brought to the united states as children and since then led
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productive lives. >> it makes no sense to deport who are for all intents and purposes, americans. >> reporter: including 23-year- old ricardo. >> what's it like to have the threat of deportation? >> it's really scary. sometimes, you know, you go to sleep or sometimes you can't go to sleep. you think someone will come in and knock your door down and take you with them. >> reporter: they provide for past citizenship. since they are celebrating the change, they're still pushing for more reform. legislation calls a dream act including the past citizenship but never made it out of congress. they're already being criticized for it going out of congress. >> the short-term matter can be
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reversed by subsequent presidents. i'd like to see legislation with this issue. >> reporter: the president is rolling this out in the election year, expected to play out with key latino voters. bigad shaban, wjz eyewitness news. >> some illegal immigrants will be allowed to pay instate tuition at local colleges. they will open the sixth casino at national harbor. the only obstacle? the governor is expected to call a special session to vote on the new plan. sitting down on maryland road today. dickerson and montgomery county. 5,000 gallons of milk spilled all over the road. epa helped to clean up.
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a star-spangled spectacle. wjz is live there now. take us to tonight's patriotic festivities. >> there was a lot of violate here at the inner harbor today and while most people obviously came to see all of the beautiful boats, there was a lot more to enjoy. the ships may with the star attraction, but today, these sailors proved they could rock the crowd as they could rock the boat. >> the whole atmosphere. >> as sails docked today, the crowds big as after're ever and got a chance to see the ship. >> for them to choose baltimore of all the places, it's a good idea. >> but beyond the boat,
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visitors were pleasantly surprised with everything they had to offer. >> the band, the music, concessions. >> to have a free event like this, it's family-friendly and i enjoy it. >> reporter: they hope the success of the celebration shows people what they have to offer in baltimore. >> we're baltimoreians, you know? >> reporter: whether you took an international trip or jammed with the navy band, there's no denying the electric energy at the harbor. >> everybody is just all together having aftergood time >> reporter: we met several people who hadn't been in the harbor in years, but thanks to the sail-ebration, they will
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coming down. >> make sure to enjoy us monday morning for our live star- spangled celebration. 24 hours. at 9:00 this morning, the lacrosse players called it quits. they are celebrating the money raised with more to come in with the charity. 5,000 spectators for the organization of the event. >> i can't play lacrosse for a half hour. that's a lot. a beef over a sandwich that got him so upset he called 9-1- 1. >> the flesh eating bacteria. why this woman refuses to take
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pain medication despite losing several limbs. >> this man crawls along niagara falls. up. >> more beautiful weather all weekend long. i'm bob turk with the weather coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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68 degrees in central maryland. the complete first warning forecast is coming up. situation in colorado wildfires is not improved much. the third largest wildfire many state history. at least one person has died and hundreds others evacuated from homes. firefighters think the blaze was sparked by a fire spike. a teacher faces child abuse charges for allegedly holding a knife. she asked for help after she hurt her knee and then held a knife against the girl's knee, threatening to cut it off. she was released on bond yesterday. the girl fighting flesh eating bacteria, amy copeland, is now refusing pain
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medication. she has lost her left leg, hands, and updated to serious condition. copeland is studying holistic pain medication and would be traitor if she used drugs. the defense claims sandusky suffers from a personality disorder to act in an overly seductive manner. he must make himself available to prosecutors. sex abuse against ten boys and convicted to life in prison. >> is there an operator for idiocy? if so, one man in connecticut needs the number. went and asked for a sandwich with less meat and more cheese.
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when they charged him full price. he called 9-1-1. they said if he doesn't like it, then don't go there. the impact knocked out the steering in the boat and started to flood the ship. picked up a distress signal. walking into the record books, daredevil nick was the first person to cross the water on a tight rope. a look at that incredible feat. >> reporter: nick, called the king of the high wire, stepped on to a table and into history. the first person to cross the horseshoe falls. >> i've walked a wire since i was 2 years old. it's very natural to me. >> spectators were spellbound.
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>> i thought it was cool and he had a lot of guts to get up there. >> daredevil. this is the big thing. >> reporter: there were 800 feet of danger. the wind, a swaying cable, the mist rising. but said he was prepared. >> we train on the cable close to the ground of the same tension. so i get a feel and then throw in heavy winds and then we brought in the niagara falls fire department, amazing guys who sprayed me down to recreate the mist. >> reporter: nick was on the cable alone but the family was behind every move. his mother and uncle took care of the equipment and then the shoes. took to his death in 1978. >> i pay tribute to my great grandfather who lost his life
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in puerto rico. >> reporter: this would make his granddad proud. wjz eyewitness news. >> the crowd of 120,000 people and on the canadian side. we could have done better. >> they need more entertainment. what do you think, bob? >> now he's going to try and go to disneyworld. we've had great weather all week. 48% humidity. the dew point is way down at 48 degrees. this is still very dry air,en even for this time of night. the barometer still rising 32.8 inches.
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67 in westminster. east wind. most places under 10 or 5 miles per hour. that's how temperatures get down into the upper 50s again and those 60s, just very comfortable conditions. here in the east, not much going on. niagara falls, clear as a bell right now. to the north, that's kind of a borderline showers rotating to the north of us. it might affect us. in the meantime, beautiful weather all weekend long but there is a warming trend coming and some additional humidity after the southwest. better get here on tuesday or wednesday of next week. until then, pleasant conditions. just about normal, pleasant night and beautiful steady
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afternoon. issue tomorrow, lots of sunshine and a beautiful day again. 82 degrees. 82 on father's day. more humidity by the middle of next week. denise? vic? >> the red hot orioles have their show on the road. >> they go to great lengths to get their victory on the road. mark will have highlights coming u,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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playing in hotlanta this morning. the o's open that series in atlanta. this is the continuation of interleague play taking on national league teams which means managers have to be creative when they can't use the designated hitter. they put chris in out field. he's never played that. so you know they're going to hit it that way. not bad for a guy who never played in the big league. everything seems to be going the o's way in the winning streak. brian mattis was in it. no orioles outfielder can make a great catch. got three runs and knocks mattis from the game. 4-2 loss and then ends the winning streak.
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a few more for the birds. masn on wjz. see the birds and the braves, first 130. in washington, d.c., the o's hoping the nationals can help out, playing the new york yankees in the series. no help from the nats. also hit a homer. new york wins 7-2. they increase their division league and then 1 1/2 games and then those yankees won six games in a row. in golf, tiger woods is the greatest of his era. it may be his era has passed. round two of the olympic club, a brutally difficult course. so tough only one golfer managed to shoot under par today. under par 69 and then that long
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off the green. the tournament tied for the league with, yep, tiger woods. woods will head into the weekend with the u.s. open lead after his par 70 and then david toms with woods in mid way through the open. this should be exciting! oh, yeah, it will. >> why this old piece of electronics is w,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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>> looks like knee neantherdals
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weren't after all. this was from the the same time they were on the earth. >> wow. well, a rare piece of apple history is auctioned off in new york city. a working 1976 apple 1 computer sold . it was the first ever commercial order. the handmade computer allowed users to type on a screen for the first time in history. only about six in existence today. >> can't play angry birds on it though. >> nope. >>,,,,,,,,,,
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it's gone. we'll find it. any day can be an adventure. that's why we got a subaru. love wherever the road takes you. wow, there it is.
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